Read The Almanac of the Dead: A Novel Online

Authors: Leslie Marmon Silko

The Almanac of the Dead: A Novel

Thank you for downloading this Simon & Schuster eBook.

Join our mailing list and get updates on new releases, deals, bonus content and other great books from Simon & Schuster.

or visit us online to sign up at
eBookNews.SimonandSchuster.com

CONTENTS

PART ONE

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

BOOK ONE

TUCSON

Unanswered Questions
·
Exile
·
The Stone Idols
·
The Ranch

BOOK TWO

SAN DIEGO

TV Talk Show Psychic
·
Memories and Dreams
·
Flying
·
Storms
·
Decoy
·
Texas
·
Miracle Mile
·
The Stage Coach

BOOK THREE

SOUTHWEST

Famous Criminals
·
Business with Calabazas
·
In the Backseat of a Chrysler
·
Sterling’s Room
·
Hollywood Movie Crew
·
The Water Bed
·
Old Aunt Marie
·
Banished
·
Working for Lecha

BOOK FOUR

SOUTH

Abortion
·
Suicide
·
Art
·
Kidnapped

BOOK FIVE

THE BORDER

Childhood in Mexico
·
Cottonwood Trees
·
The Failed Geologist
·
Boarding School
·
Dried-up Corpse
·
Coyote Years
·
At War with the U.S. Government
·
The Indian Way
·
Yoeme’s Old Notebooks

BOOK SIX

THE NORTH

Locating the Dead
·
Lover’s Revenge
·
Daytime Television
·
Dogsled Racer
·
Tundra Spirits
·
Eskimo Television
·
Burning Children
·
Plane Crashes
·
Severed Heads
·
Sudden Retirement

BOOK SEVEN

WEST TUCSON

Root’s Grandpa Gorgon
·
Root’s Accident
·
Shallow Graves
·
Arms Dealer
·
Lust
·
Memories
·
Drop Points
·
Mother
·
The Weight of Ghosts
·
Falling Forever
·
Horse Races
·
Family
·
The Happy Ones
·
Tucson Witches
·
Homeless
·
Imaginary Lines

BOOK EIGHT

INDIAN COUNTRY

Resistance
·
Mistaken Identity
·
Old Pancakes
·
Wild Ones
·
Two Sisters
·
Gambling Debt
·
Marriage
·
The Monsignor
·
Journey of the Ancient Almanac

PART TWO

MEXICO

BOOK ONE

REIGN OF DEATH-EYE DOG

Mestizo
·
Universal Insurance
·
Tidal Wave
·
Arms and Munitions
·
Alegría
·
Iliana
·
Video Surveillance
·
Adultery
·
Marble Stairway
·
Love Tryst
·
High Risk
·
Exposed
·
High Command of the People’s Army
·
Air Force
·
Disgrace and Ruin
·
The Fall

BOOK TWO

REIGN OF FIRE-EYE MACAW

Terrorist Bombs
·
Communists
·
Comrade La Escapía and the Cuban
·
Vampire Capitalists
·
Crimes Against History
·
Bulletproof Vest
·
Reader of Dreams
·
General J.
·
El Grupo Gun Club
·
Strikes, Unrest, and Uprising
·
Blood Madness
·
Spirit Macaws
·
Police Interrogators

PART THREE

AFRICA

BOOK ONE

NEW JERSEY

Ambush
·
Wheelie
·
Blue Skies
·
Golf Game
·
Leah Blue
·
Desert Real Estate
·
Family Business
·
Marilyn
·
Change of Heart
·
Venice, Arizona
·
Steak-in-the-Basket
·
Diaries

BOOK TWO

ARIZONA

Bio-Materials, Inc.
·
Green Beret
·
Plasma Donors
·
Army of the Homeless
·
Vacant Houses
·
First Black Indian
·
Spirit Power
·
Ogou, the Knife
·
Creole Wild West Indians
·
Army of Justice
·
Liberation Radio Broadcasts

BOOK THREE

EL PASO

Sonny’s Secret Sideline
·
Brother’s Keeper
·
Organ Donors
·
Kill the Rich
·
.44 Magnum Has Puppies
·
Men in Love
·
Jamey Love
·
Cop Cakes or Nude Cop Pinups
·
Owls Club

PART FOUR

THE AMERICAS

BOOK ONE

MOUNTAINS

Angelita, aka La Escapía, the Meat Hook
·
Twin Boys
·
More Friends of the Indians
·
Wacah the Spirit Macaw Interprets Dreams
·
Swarms of Squatters
·
Village of Sorcerers and Cannibals
·
The Opal
·
Riots Worldwide
·
Sonny Blue and Alegría
·
Emperor Maximilian and Charlotte
·
Unease and Suspicion
·
Illegal Refugees
·
The Test
·
Work of the Spirits
·
The Heat Is On
·
Miracle of High Technology
·
How Capitalists Die
·
This Cuban Should Return to Cuba
·
Angelita La Escapía Explains Engels and Marx
·
Sexual Rivals
·
On Trial for Crimes Against Tribal Histories

BOOK TWO

RIVERS

Mr. Fish, the Cannibal
·
Sangre Pura
·
Alternative Earth Units
·
David’s Infant Son
·
Secret Agenda
·
Biological Warfare
·
Baby Pictures
·
Lawsuits
·
Games
·
Bad News
·
Rapture of the Plain

PART FIVE

THE FIFTH WORLD

BOOK ONE

THE FOES

From the Ancient Almanac
·
The Great Influenza of 1918
·
Old Yoeme’s Advice
·
Family Cemetery
·
Adiós, White Man!
·
Great Lord Iguana
·
Cocaine Glut
·
Communist Priests and Nuns
·
Souls of the Dead
·
One Who “Reads” Body Fat
·
Tucson, City of Thieves
·
Kilo of Cocaine
·
Barefoot Hopi
·
Close Call
·
A Series of Popes Had Been Devils
·
The Hopi Has Answers for Everything

BOOK TWO

THE WARRIORS

Getting Old
·
Dead British Poet at Yaqui Easter Dance
·
Tucson Police Brutality
·
Ambitions
·
Suitcases for Mr. B.
·
The Thursday Club
·
The Young Police Chief
·
Golf Game
·
Beloved Basset Hounds
·
Tucson’s Sex Mall

Other books

THURSDAY'S ORCHID by Mitchell, Robert
Apocalypsis 1.07 Vision by Giordano, Mario
Waiting for Him by Samantha Cole
Oracle in the Mist by Linda Maree Malcolm
The Wedding Tree by Robin Wells
After Dark by Donna Hill
Cry Me a River by Nancy Holder